Articles by Alexander Papachristou



Emerging Legal System: A Mix of East and West

Russia's Legal Changes: A Lawyer Looks Back

Tolls, Taxes and Tariffs: From Property to Pets

Moscow Office Lease: The Basic Ingredients

Some Sensible Measures To Protect Investments

Modern Russia Under Archaic Soviet Laws

Business Law: Russia Has Only Just Begun

Russia's Banking Laws: Puzzling Array of Rules

Can New Law Prevent Russia's Disintegration?

A Privatization Puzzle: Who Can Own Land?

Public, Private Sectors: Gray Area for Officials

Investors: Contracts, Courts and Caution

Foreigners, Vouchers: An Uneasy Mixture

Red Tape Plus Rubles Equals Pinched Profits

Hard Currency Traders Have a Hard Job Ahead

Hiring and Firing Laws: Russia's Labor Labyrinth

Laws Mean Profit Wells Run Dry for Oil Firms

In Signing a Contract, Watch Out for Pitfalls

Why Foreign Investment Is Hampered by the Law

Russia's Legal Future, Without a Crystal Ball

Legal Status of Reforms: It's a Question of Politics

Russia's Legal Labyrinth: Not Always by the Book

Better Business in Russia: The Registration Choice

Ways to Buck die Dollar: Keep Your Rubles Handy

Yeltsin and the Congress: How the Law Mediates

Hard Currency Salaries: The Law Has Changed

The Many New Faces Of Russian Business

What Can the Russians Own, Here and There?

Is Accreditation Useful? It Gets You on Aeroflot

Privatization: The legal view